Reference : GBR05751

Counter Sales / Branch Assistant

  • Distribution Operations
  • United Kingdom Thirsk
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 11/25/2021

Position description

Branch Assistant / Counter Sales 

(Full time)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our friendly team here in Thirsk. We will provide you with all the training needed for this position, so what you lack in experience you need to make up for in enthusiasm, reliability and a can do attitude. Because it’s a small but busy branch it offers a good level of variety, as you will have a balanced mix, working on the sales counter, stacking shelves and occasionally working outside in the yard operating an FLT.

At Saint-Gobain we pride ourselves on being innovative, customer focused, agile, open and engaging and entrepreneurial. We are also proud to have been named a ‘Top Employer’ for 5 consecutive years. If you’re a passionate and empowering leader, you’re able to put your customer first, and you want to know what it’s like to work for a top employer that is working hard to make the world a better home; then please read on to find out more about this exciting opportunity to join us as Sales Assistant.

What will I be doing in this role?

The Branch Assistant role is a key role within this branch, from dealing with customer enquiries, working on the trade counter, serving the general public, unloading deliveries right through to stacking shelves and operating a Fork Lift Truck when loading vehicles.

Key day to day duties include:

  • Checking customer details on out system
  • Printing delivery notes / checking orders
  • Serving customers
  • Stock replenishment
  • Operating an FLT
  • General retail duties

What skills are we looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; this means that we are open to applications from all Saint-Gobain businesses and would welcome you to apply if you can demonstrate the following key skills, experience and qualifications:


  • Reliable
  • Hardworking
  • Friendly communication
  • Team player

Please note that product and system training can be provided where applicants may lack this knowledge. We encourage applications from all background if you can demonstrate the skills highlighted.



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